Management of brain and spine injuries.

@article{Chesnut2004ManagementOB,
  title={Management of brain and spine injuries.},
  author={Randall Matther Chesnut},
  journal={Critical care clinics},
  year={2004},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={25-55}
}
For both SCI and TBI, physicians are unable to affect reversal of the cellular injuries suffered at the time of trauma directly. Unfortunately, understanding such processes is just on the horizon. Physicians do, however, have significant influence on recovery through the avoidance of secondary insults to the injured nervous system. In keeping with trauma in general, the mechanism for this is focused and coordinated multi-disciplinary care originating at the earliest contact and continuing… CONTINUE READING

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